A district championship is a major accomplishment for any school in any sport. Landon Etzel, the 2015-16 Galveston County boys athlete of the year, led Clear Creek to three this past school year.
Saturday morning, live shrimp supplies at most bait camps were out by 8 a.m. or earlier. Live croaker inventories were spotty, and most anglers were willing to take croaker in lieu of shrimp.
One of the mantras in our colleges and universities — and maybe in advanced high school classes, too — is that we must teach students to think critically.
The video tape player, an ancient thing, had been repaired and put in good order within the last year or two, so I popped the tape in and sat back to watch and recall the story.
Introduce young children to the joy of learning with the “Discovery through Play” half-day camp from University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Kids U, with the final session meeting from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. July 25-28 at the UHCL Arbor Building, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., in Houston.
Galveston Independent School District officially welcomes our new Superintendent, Dr. Kelli Moulton, to the island. She officially takes over the helm July 25.
Clinical coding specialist Olivia Noordhoek loves her job at MD Anderson Cancer Center. She says that she learns something new everyday and is never bored.
The group of chaperons and classmates traveled through three states over six days, visiting all their planned educational backdrops including Hoover Dam and Lake Mead National Recreational Area in Nevada/Arizona; Bryce Canyon National Park and Zion National Park in Utah; and Lowell Observatory, the Grand Canyon and Glen Canyon in Arizona.
The Texas Guaranteed Charley Wootan Grant Program has awarded College of the Mainland $100,000 exclusively for student scholarships.
The Friendswood High School cheer and mascot squads recently attended the National Cheerleaders Association summer camp at Southern Methodist University in Dallas and participated in a variety of classes and competitions throughout the week.
Summer is here and with it the need for qualified air-conditioning technicians.
Make a strong first step or fresh start in your career through workshops from University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Career Services in July.
Galveston College TRiO-Upward Bound Program hosted the ninth annual Gulf Coast TRiO-Upward Bound Academic Bowl competition June 30.
The IE Community focuses on developing business creation and production planning skills for students headed for the world of business and industry.
The University of Houston at Clear Lake is one of few in Galveston County to offer four-year or graduate degree plans. It’s also a place where anyone in the world can actually attend and graduate without actually setting foot on campus.
It doesn’t require much in the way of equipment to go to college online, but that prospective students need to know the basics about computer communication.
Galveston College’s Welding Technology program is designed to provide hands-on training on the same equipment used by business and industry. Students learn various welding processes including, but not limited to, shielded metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding and gas metal arc welding.
A new electrical program at College of the Mainland will train students to be electrical helpers in about eight months. The H-1B Gulf Coast Ready to Work Grant will pay students’ tuition for those that qualify.
It’s not too late to take classes this summer, with applications still being accepted for University of Houston-Clear Lake’s second summer session through July 11.
The city of Friendswood will gather for the 121st annual Fourth of July celebration today. The 2016 theme is “Honoring Your Local Heroes.”
This week we invite you to learn more about the science, technology, engineering and mathematics community and the biomedical engineering and medical professions community.
Updated computers, library books, outdoor classrooms and robotic sets are just a few of the projects that Santa Fe students will be involved in when school starts Aug. 22.
The ideal mental image of a college classroom may be rosy, but perhaps also a bit dated.
University of Houston-Clear Lake and UH-Clear Lake Pearland Campus will be closed the Fourth of July, including Alfred R. Neumann Library and UHCL Pearland Campus Library. Normal hours will resume July 5.
On June 13, the Friendswood Board of Trustees approved a tax ratification election. A TRE is a special election to approve an increase in a district’s maintenance and operations tax rate above $1.04.
Imaginations were soaring earlier this month as 80 Dickinson Independent School District students started off their summer creating new inventions and exploring the areas of science, technology, engineering and math all at a fun camp experience.
Galveston ISD schools boast outstanding students, passionate teachers and award-winning programs and curriculum.
See why College of the Mainland is the launchpad for success for those transferring to a university or beginning a career.
Daniel Benavidez has been baking since he was old enough to use the oven. By the time he was a teenager, he knew that he wanted to become a baker.
If there were such a thing as being saddled with a hopeless upbringing, one could easily argue that Landry was a good candidate for that title, but along the way, Landry grew stronger, resilient, determined. Circumstances that could have extinguished his natural desire to learn or turned him into an unmanageable child, didn’t.
Now a graduate of the electrical and electronics program and a Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society member with a 4.0 GPA, Goings is getting ready to take the master exam.
College of the Mainland will offer a basketball camp for youth ages 5 to 15 in partnership with the National Basketball Academy, an organization affiliated with the Houston Rockets. The camp is designed to improve the skills of any youth basketball player, emphasizing ball handling, shooting, passing and, most importantly, teamwork.
The planning workshop held for the education foundation was at the Green Event Center in Friendswood.
Jersey Mike’s Subs presented a check for more than $1,600 to University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities on behalf of the restaurant’s League City and Webster locations May 26.
It was a proud moment for a Dickinson High School alumnus last week as she stood inside Sam Vitanza Stadium and raised an American flag to fly at the campus where she graduated in 1990.
Join us at 5 p.m. tonight at the Ball High School Lecture Hall, 4115 Ave. O, in Galveston, to discuss maintaining a safe and secure learning environment for our students through smart social media guidelines.
Santa Fe Independent School District is focused on recruiting and hiring qualified staff and providing training opportunities for every employee.
The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Independent School District selected, by a unanimous vote, Hereford Independent School District superintendent Dr. Kelli Moulton as the sole finalist for the Galveston ISD superintendent position during a regular meeting Friday night.
While school just ended earlier this month, district administrators in Texas City ISD are already preparing for the 2016-17 school year. New teachers are being hired and veteran teachers are learning new strategies in staff development, all in preparation for the students’ arrival in August.
A first step into the health care field, the College of the Mainland Home Health Aide Program trains students in hands-on classes.
There’s never been a TV show about a singing radiation therapist, but if Hollywood should decide to go in this untried direction, one solid candidate for the lead would be Ryan Jirovec.
Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union continued their support of University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities when representatives of the credit union presented a check for $1,000 to center Director Dorothea Lerman on May 26.
Galveston College is joining with the Galveston Roundtable of Foundations to host the second annual “State of the City” summit at 6 p.m. today in the Seibel Wing of the Cheney Student Center, 4015 Ave. Q, in Galveston.
While one school year has come to a close, there are four Dickinson High School students eagerly looking forward to the 2016-17 school year when they will lead the Dickinson High School Gator Marching Band.
On June 4, 533 graduates from Friendswood High School class of 2016 walked the stage of the Don Coleman Community Coliseum in Spring Branch.
While everyone else is enjoying a summer break, Galveston ISD’s Child Nutrition Department is hard at work, feeding kids and planning for the school year ahead.
Drew Rogers has spent most of his young life recovering from a severe stroke when he was seven, which initially caused him to lose control of almost half of his body.
The EKG Technician course provides a comprehensive understanding of the 12-lead ECG and related cardiac procedures such as rhythm monitoring and exercise stress testing in preparation for employment as ECG and/or monitor technicians. It introduces students to cardiac physiology and anatomy and to technical aspects such as lead systems and electrodes.
University of Houston-Clear Lake’s school habitat celebrated its 10th anniversary May 6.
Celebrate freedom at College of the Mainland's annual Juneteenth celebration from noon to 2 p.m. June 16 in the Learning Resources Center Auditorium, 1200 Amburn Road, in Texas City.
The Girls on the Run program was started at San Leon Elementary this school year by counselor Martha White and teacher Kelli Love. The two learned about the program and attended training earlier this school year.
As the school year comes to an end, Friendswood Independent School District honors and celebrates teachers and staff with an end of the school year luncheon.
The Ball High School Speech and Debate team recently competed at the National Speech and Debate Association Gulf Coast District national qualifying tournament at Harlingen South High School in bringing home several national awards.
La Marque High School held its 2016 commencement ceremony Friday, June 3, 2016.
Clear Springs High School held its 2016 Commencement Ceremony at Challenger Columbia Stadium in Webster Thursday, June 2, 2016.
Clear Falls High School held its 2016 Commencement Ceremony at Challenger Columbia Stadium in Webster Wednesday, June 1, 2016.
If you’re of a certain age, when you were in elementary school, a trip to the library might have been a major event. Looking up at a countless number of books, a few filmstrips and perhaps an imposing card catalog, you never realized what you were missing.
Get kids back to nature with summer camps from University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Environmental Institute of Houston.
From Staff Reports
Galveston College’s Summer Session I registration will be from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday. Late registration will be at the same time Thursday. Classes start June 6.
The College of the Mainland Art Club is launching its first show, “Anatidaephobia,” at the COM Art Gallery through June 23.
Friendswood Independent School District student Brittany Harris continues her dream of “Walking For Water.” Harris has now raised more than $100,000 and has built nearly 20 water wells in Africa.
Special Olympics transforms lives through the joy of sport, every day, everywhere, even in Galveston Independent School District.
Since 1969, the Texas State Teacher of the Year Program has honored excellence in classroom education and provided a forum to showcase many outstanding educators whose efforts and example have inspired their students, their colleagues and the communities they serve.